Robert Malonson, 81, passed away September 21, peacefully, surrounded by his loving children. Bob was devoted to his family. He was born and raised in Wakefield, Mass., where he met and married his wife, Barbara. Bob built a home for his family on Plum Island, Mass., where they raised their four children. He worked since the age of fourteen to help support his family. As an adult he worked as a foreman at Scholefield Concrete Forms in Wakefield. Bob was a talented carpenter and builder. In his younger days he was known for his strength, carrying two forms at once. He enjoyed his time with his family, building furniture, and working on his home. He was predeceased by his parents, Peter and Annie (DeVeau) Malonson; his siblings, Frank Landry, Girlie (Mary) Malonson, Ruth Wilkerson, Claire (Tinny) Goodwin, Everett (Pully) Malonson, Doris Kelly, and Ethel Rosati; his first wife, Barbara (Beherrell) Malonson; and his second wife, Barbara (Rogers) Malonson. He leaves behind his four loving children, Robin Clemence and her husband, Paul of Rowley, Mass., Kimberly Brown and her husband, Brian of Salisbury, Mass., James Malonson of Haverhill, Mass., Elizabeth Malonson Smith of Haverhill, Mass.; and his sister, Mary Smith of Wakefield, Mass.; eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed.
Burial preparations will be made by Casper Funeral services. A memorial service will be held at Roberts Funeral Home, 14 Independent Street, Rowley, MA on Saturday, October 8, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Published on  September 26, 2016